B. 1970. Bogota, Colombia.
Ariel Chavarro Avila was born near Bogota, Colombia in 1970. Ariel works predominantly in the medium of painting, particularly in oil and watercolour. His love of art began as a child, with a particular fascination for colour and nature. From 1992, Chavarro attended both the Fashion Design School Arturo Tejada Cano followed by Universidad de los Andes, where he specialised in Fine Arts. He counts artists including Kandinsky, Constable, Matisse, Braque and Picasso as his main source of inspiration.
Throughout the 1990s he has had solo shows in Bogota, Medellin and Cali. From 2000-2012, he resided in Madrid, Spain, where he continued to exhibit his work.
Ariel now lives and works in Chelsea, London.